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"Everyone, especially the media, seems to be relying solely on anti-regime activists for their information" ››read more
The president and the defense secretary were both talking about nuclear weapons, not the nuclear-weapons capability that the resolution emphasizes. The two are vastly different. Any state that uses nuclear technology has the potential for making nuclear weapons. The main point is to keep the potential latent, and in Iran’s case it has remained so.
Editor's note: On the issue of human rights we note the following. The warmongers camouflage their criminal intention to wage illegal aggression against Iran by duplicitous criticisms of the Islamic Republic with respect to democratic rights, but with their own records of crimes against peace, war crimes and serious abuses of human rights in Middle East, they are in no position to level charges of human rights violations by other governments. Their criticisms of other countries are hypocritically selective. Rarely do they mention the serious absence of democracy and abuses of human rights by their client states, whilst countries like Iran, because of their refusal to accept Western hegemony, are targetted for demonization to exploit any internal divisions for regime change.
Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi brushes aside threats by the United States and its allies against Tehran, stressing that Iran will never waver in the face of threats by any country, particularly the US. ››read more
Shirin Shafaie presents an exclusive interview with Peter Jenkins regarding Iran’s nuclear issue and the failure of Western diplomacy in dealing with it. Mr. Jenkins was the UK Permanent Representative to the IAEA in Vienna from 2001 to 2006. This is the first of three parts. ››read more
If Iran were forced to shut in any - or all - of some 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) of supply that would have gone to customers in the European Union, such a move would help rejuvenate, not harm, the Islamic Republic's oil reservoirs. ››read more
ISLAMABAD, Feb 24 (APP): Iran’s Representative to the United Nations Mohammad Khazaee in a letter to the rotating head of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) cautioned against the immunity of Israel in continuing its crimes throughout the world. ››read more
"Under the guise of trying to prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction... they are attempting something else entirely and setting different goals -- regime change," news agencies quoted Putin as saying. "We have such suspicions," said Putin. "And we are trying to take a stand that differs from the one they are trying to force on us... concerning the ways that the Iranian nuclear problem might develop." ››read more